Food Industries Lift Retail SpendingDecember 3, 2014 | admin
Retail spending increased in the September 2014 quarter, led by rises in the food-related industries, Statistics New Zealand said last month.
After adjusting for seasonal effects, the volume of total retail trade sales rose 1.5 percent in the September 2014 … Read More
Employment Outpaces Strongest Population GrowthNovember 13, 2014 | admin
Rising employment is more than keeping up with our growing population, while unemployment has fallen to 5.4 percent, Statistics New Zealand said this month.
“Due to strong migration, we have had the largest annual rise in the population in 10 … Read More
Population in Auckland and Canterbury regions grows fastestNovember 5, 2014 | admin
Of New Zealand’s 16 regions, only Auckland and Canterbury’s population growth rate was above the national average, Statistics New Zealand said last month. In the June 2014 year, Auckland’s population grew by 34,000 (2.3 percent), while Canterbury’s grew by 11,400 … Read More
Record Net Inflow of Migrants ContinuesOctober 29, 2014 | admin
New Zealand had a seasonally adjusted net gain (more arrivals than departures) of 4,700 migrants in September 2014. This equals the highest-ever net gains recorded in August 2014 and February 2003.
The increase in monthly net gains over the last … Read More
Faster, stronger, higher – New Zealand’s Internet trendsOctober 23, 2014 | admin
In 2014, New Zealanders used 53 percent more Internet data than they did last year, Statistics New Zealand said today. At a massive 53,000 terabytes, our data use is soaring to new heights.
“The amount of data used was equivalent … Read More
Highest-Ever Annual Net Inflow of MigrantsSeptember 20, 2014 | admin
“New Zealand had its highest-ever net gain of 43,500 migrants in the August 2014 year,” population statistics project manager Susan Hollows said. “The previous high of 42,500 migrants was in the May 2003 year.”
The new net migration record was … Read More
More New Zealanders on Super than Self-EmployedSeptember 12, 2014 | admin
More people are now receiving New Zealand superannuation or the veterans pension than are earning income from self-employment or business, according to census results released by Statistics New Zealand this week.
“Almost 17 percent of adults say they’ve received New … Read More
Two Countries, One Visa for the 2015 Cricket World CupSeptember 10, 2014 | admin
People visiting Australia and New Zealand for the 2015 Cricket World Cup will only need to apply for one visa under a new Trans–Tasman visa arrangement, Assistant Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Senator the Hon Michaelia Cash said last … Read More
More Arrivals Drive Net Gain of MigrantsAugust 31, 2014 | Sue
New Zealand had a seasonally adjusted net gain (more arrivals than departures) of 4,500 migrants in July 2014. This is the highest net gain since the record of 4,700 migrants in February 2003.
Net migration has increased in most months … Read More
Highest Population Growth Since 2003August 20, 2014 | admin
New Zealand’s population is growing at its fastest rate for over a decade, according to new estimates released by Statistics New Zealand this week.
The country’s population grew by 67,800 people, or 1.5 percent, in the year to 30 June … Read More